This Insane, Off-Roading Motorhome Ran The Baja 1000

Getting publicity in the auto industry is easy. You build something, invite journalists, feed them shrimp and boom! — page inches. But what if you're an also-ran RV company in the late '60s looking to kick the competition in its smug, Winnebago ass? You build a custom, butane-powered motorhome powerful and tough enough … » 3/07/13 4:13pm 3/07/13 4:13pm

If 1950s Mobsters Went Camping, They'd Take This Cadillac

It's common knowledge that Cadillac cars were once refitted to serve as ambulances (and still bring out the dead as hearses). But did you know that an Eisenhower-era custom shop once turned Caddys into RVs? "Lefty, find us a KOA near Vegas, ya friggin' mook." » 6/06/12 3:00pm 6/06/12 3:00pm

Unimog-Based RV Killed By Emissions Law, Only Two Post-Apocalyptic…

The world’s toughest RV, built onto a Unimog U500 » 11/24/08 1:30pm 11/24/08 1:30pm chassis by Global Expedition Vehicles, is being discontinued. But, there’s two left, so well-heeled had better hurry. We’re just relieved to see we can still get airbrushed graphics on the sides; no RV should be without them.

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: 1973 Ford Ranchero Camper For $12,500?

Here's Nice Price Or Crack Pipe » 11/11/08 8:00am 11/11/08 8:00am once again, the day after You see, for the first time we've got the majority of voters opting for the Nice Price side of the poll; admittedly, the voting is 173 to 172 at the time of this writing, but that's still a win for the BatmOpel! Today we've got another machine that might…

1970s Apollo Motorhome

Welcome to Down On The Street » 11/04/08 10:00am 11/04/08 10:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Since I started doing Down On The Street, I've been hoping to find an old street-parked Airstream for the series. There are a few on the island, but they're stubborn driveway…

Mercedes 300SD-amino Camper, Just In Time For The Coming…

This Mercedes 300SD camper conversion nicely combines two of our Ten Best Vehicles For The Coming Financiapocalypse » 10/01/08 1:40pm 10/01/08 1:40pm. Essentially it's a sedan that's been into a 300SD-amino, and then had a pickup truck-bed camper plopped in the back. For just $4000 it's not a bad deal, with two beds, a table and even a kitchen sink. …

Fleetwood Southwind RV Has Diesel Bus Looks, Gas Appetite

Recreational vehicle manufacturer Fleetwood, ignoring bad news about the motorhome industry, released the 2009 Southwind Class A gas RV in Minnesota last week. Apparently designed for folks who really want a Prevost coach but don't quite have the scratch, the Southwind packs the looks and luxury of a bus into a… » 7/31/08 4:20pm 7/31/08 4:20pm